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Galadriel's Song of Eldamar

"Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless?" - Tom Bombadil
This article describes a concept which is mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works, but was never given a definite name.
The name Galadriel refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Galadriel (disambiguation).

Galadriel's Song of Eldamar refers to a song about Eldamar, sung by Galadriel in her Swan-ship in Lothlórien for the Fellowship of the Ring.[1]

The first line is:

I sang of leaves, of leaves of gold, and leaves of gold there grew

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The earliest version of the song was published in The Treason of Isengard.[2]

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[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Farewell to Lórien"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Treason of Isengard, "Farewell to Lórien" (viii), p. 284